M 4.6 in Indonesia on 14 Jan 2019 03:24 UTC
EQ parameters

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 41.72 Km
Lat/Lon: 1.6175 , 126.4043
Event Date: 14 Jan 2019 03:24 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j3mc
Inserted at: 14 Jan 2019 04:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Indonesia)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j3mc Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1244889 0 14 Jan 2019 03:24 4.6M, 41.72km N/A No people affected 00:54 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Maluku (population 1,991,398) . The nearest places are and Pasirputih.

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Maluku Indonesia 1.9 million people
Sulawesi Utara Indonesia 2.6 million people
Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia 1.8 million people
Southern Mindanao Philippines 4.4 million people
Irian Jaya Indonesia 1.7 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pasirputih Palau Village5 - 32 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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